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You are viewing the etymology of attend meaning: (Verb) (archaic, intransitive) To listen (to, unto). [from 15th c.]. (archaic, transitive) To listen to (something or someone); to pay attention to; regard; heed. [from 15th c.]. (intransitive, legal) [...](archaic, intransitive) To listen (to, unto). [from 15th c.]. (archaic, transitive) To listen to (something or someone); to pay attention to; regard; heed. [from 15th c.]. (intransitive, legal) [...]. You may also see other English etymologies of attend.
English word attend comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendere, Old English (ca. 450-1100) ontendan.

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Attend detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tendere Latin (lat)
ontendan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
attendo Latin (lat) I direct or turn toward.. I pay attention, attend (to).
atendre Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To wait.
atenden Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
attend English (eng) (archaic, intransitive) To listen (to, unto). [from 15th c.]. (archaic, transitive) To listen to (something or someone); to pay attention to; regard; heed. [from 15th c.]. (intransitive, legal) To go to (a place) for some purpose (with at).. (transitive) To wait upon as a servant etc.; to accompany to assist (someone). [from 15th c.]. (transitive) To be present at (an event or place) in [...]

Words with the same origin as attend

Descendants of ad
aboard accent according accused affair agree agreement alien alley appear approach around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attention available huge round size tend tent
Descendants of tendere
attendance attentive bartender intend intense intensive tendency tender